Thursday, 3 November 2011

WISER coming up: Images and Bibliometrics

Next week Bodleian Libraries will be running the following classes and workshops:

ARTstor and Bridgeman: Using images in teaching and learning  (Tuesday 8 November   2.00-4.00)  - The session examines two major digital image collections subscribed to by the University - ARTstor and Bridgeman Education - geared to research and teaching in the humanities, history of science and medicine, and social sciences. Viewing, presenting and managing images are also covered and there will be plenty of time for hands-on practice.    Presenters: Clare Hills-Nova and Vicky Brown .    
Please book your place online   

WISER: Bibliometrics I - Who's citing you?  (Wednesday 9 November 2.00 - 3.00pm)  - An introduction to citation tracking as a tool for finding out who has cited your work.  We will cover citation tracking using Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar and will include time for you to use each tool to find citations to your own work.    Presenters:   Juliet Ralph and Angela Carritt. Find out more about this session on the BodWISER blog.  Please book your place online.

WISER: Bibliometrics II - The Black Art of Citation Ranking  (Wednesday 9 November 3.15 - 4.15pm )    -  An introduction to using bibliometrics to calculate research impact. Using Web of Science & Scopus discover the pitfalls of impact factors for individual and departments, how to calculate your h-index and view journal impact factors to find the most influential journals.  Intended audience: science and social science. If you are unfamiliar with citation tracking please attend "WISER: Who's citing you?" before this course.   Presenters: Juliet Ralph and Angela Carritt.  Find out more about this session on the BodWISER blog. Please book your place online.

Recommended subject resources - The Bodleian LibGuides service include resource and research guides covering over 80 subjects.  Link to LibGuides to find out what is available for your subject.

Keeping up to date with the WISER programme - Why not follow  us on Twitter at  or visit the BodWiser blog at You can also check the timetable on the WISER web site at

Not a member of Oxford University? - If you are not a current member of Oxford University but would like to attend a WISER workshop please contact Please quote your Bodleian readers card barcode number.

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